Tag Archive for: Shakespeare

Independent Student Productions brings Macbeth to USC

Shakespeare’s Macbeth will open Halloween night at USC’s Massman Theatre.  The play, produced by Independent Student Productions, takes a creative approach to Macbeth  by shifting the gender dynamics and presenting the play in a timeless setting. The director, Elisabeth Morgan, a senior majoring in theatre and English, drew inspiration from studying abroad in London. After […]

Eighties film remakes rely on pre-existing fanbases

There’s nothing inherently wrong with retelling an old story. Shakespeare did it all the time — even in famous plays like Hamlet and King Lear — and he rarely gets dismissed for a lack of originality. Sure, it might be tempting to call the Bard an exception to the rule, but the truth is that […]